What happens when your idea is stolen? You have an idea. Your great, wonderful idea which is the best thing anyone has heard in years or centuries… As many other innovators, you explain your idea to your friends, colleagues or … Continue reading The case of stolen idea
I must introduce a wonderful, innovative product which is now available via Kickstart campaign: Magnet Driver™ DDN: The Total Tool to Drill, Drive and Nail. Continue reading “Product: Magnet Driver, now on Kickstarter”
Everyone has the potential to be creative. We all create everyday, whether we’re at home, work, in the garden or at school. these ideas help us in our daily lives and we often take them for granted because we think they’re small or insignificant. But sometimes we could come up with an idea that is so useful for the market that it can be called an innovation. The problem is that many people are uncomfortable getting their idea out, or too timid to step out of their comfort zones. Continue reading “Great Idea Can Come From Anywhere!”
Don’t underestimate the dynamic nature of creativity, and the possibility that your aha moment could come when you least expect it. Here is presented 10 ‘creativity enhancing’ places that you have probably not thought of. Continue reading “Boosting Creativity: top 10 places to get creative ideas”
The first, or “zero phase,” of the innovation process is to convince the very first person to step behind your idea. The ideal candidate could be: a colleague, a superior or an investor. Ideally you want to find someone in the organization who can fund your idea, or help you find a way to fund it. This will give your idea a push. There may be a need for fine-tuning the rationale and ironing out the technical details to get it through the various stages of the process. Continue reading “Prototype and Get the First Follower!”
On the way to innovation success, an individual or organization face many obstacles and challenges. Here are 10 guidelines for achieving innovation success: Continue reading “Some Guidelines for Successful Innovation”
I’m currently running an innovation contest and I wanted to add a few of my own ideas… Also, I needed to prepare a inspiration presentation for others. Doing that, I found following awesome inspiration sites & videos: Continue reading “Inspiring Creativity #1”
The term innovation has become so ubiquitous it is heard everywhere, to describe almost anything. You see it on TV, newspapers, billboards, for everything from cosmetic products to banking services. Politicians, professors, businessmen and journalists have also embraced this word … Continue reading What is Innovation?
What is Handball? It is an olympic sport, but if you are American, British or Italian there is a big chance that you’ve never heard of it. Why? This sport is very interesting, but still it cannot attract major attention … Continue reading What Handball Can(not) Teach Us About Innovation?
I often hear questions like “How can I start my creativity?” or “How to earn money with my ideas?”. The best answer is always an advice to check few open innovation portals. It is always very useful to see examples and to be encouraged by creative products that are trying to conquer the market. First stop which everyone loves to see is surely Threadless.com, where you can submit T-shirt design and win cash, prizes & fame. One more site with similar content is cafepress. It looks so good, like the most of world’s designers are trying to create T-shirts. Starting site … Continue reading Starting points for creativity and innovation
It’s always a challenge to bring the innovative culture of any organization to higher level. After promotion of innovation program and removing the barriers, one of tasks connected with that challenge is to be successful in Idea Generation. The focus can be on the quantity of ideas, but it is also always expected, that this ideas have a certain quality to be able to get realized at the end. Continue reading “Idea Generation Methods”
Taking the methodology from workplace to the family. Well, I would try… Check out this great TED video! Continue reading Bruce Feiler: Agile programming – for your family
Everyday, I check for new content on some web-sites which are full of advices, new ideas, trends or just good vibrations. Here, I would give just the 5 best everyday inspirational web-sites:
First, I must mention Innovation Excellence which bring everyday 5-6 new post from the field of Creativity and innovation Management.
The “zero phase” of the innovation process is to convince the very first person to get behind your idea.
Idea can be shortly explained to a colleague at work or to a friend at the coffee shop, where first comments should encourage to further thinking and reshaping of idea.
Everyone is born creative, kids are so creative, and human beings made the civilization and modern technology with this gift. But, when people hear what I’m doing, they always start to ask similar questions like:
How can one become creative?
Which ideas have the best chance?
How can I know what already exists?
But, I don’t have a chance from here?
The ‘Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera‘ is new camera developed by a group of computer science researchers led by Jonas Pfeil. The camera is thrown into the air and captures an image at the highest point of flight, when it is hardly moving. The camera takes full spherical panoramas, requires no preparation and images are taken instantaneously. It can capture scenes with many moving objects without producing ghosting artifacts and creates unique images. Full text from More Inspiration Continue reading What an idea! Ball camera!
It’s easy to start innovation campaign, but to do it in a right way you need to be stick to some principles. So, to get really good, focused ideas much work has to be done before the start. If it’s possible it is best to have fixed topic, maybe also the customer behind it! Then your participants will have the biggest chance for innovation. It’s not important to buy newest piece of software to support the campaign, it can be done in a simplest way, which is in most cases – the best way. Sharepoint or even the Excel sheets … Continue reading The power of innovation campaigns